New budget of Bolashak Program to save up to KZT 2 bln

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan does not have an intention to stop the Bolashak Program, Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Aslan Sarinzhipov told today.

"The Bolashak Program is going to continue to function. The program was through even the more serious difficulties, and it is not going to be stopped now," A. Sarinzhipov said answering journalists' questions after the sitting of the ministry.

He also noted that the new budget of the program was considered by the Ministry. It was also planned to introduce some mechanisms for saving funds allocated for the participation of the program studying abroad.

"We consider a new budget of the program now. Language courses are going to be held in Kazakhstan now. It will allow to save about 1-2 billion tenge. We plan to open a special center jointly our international partners for these purposes. This is a cheap and effective measure,' the minister added.

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